The Starship: I


by Sarah Blake. Illustrations by Nicky Arscott

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This first appeared at TriQuarterly.

“The Starship” is a book-length poem which will be published in illustrated installments on weekdays from September 15 to September 30, 2015. 

About the Author:

Sarah Blake is the author of Mr. West, an unauthorized lyric biography of Kanye West, out with Wesleyan University Press. Named After Death, her chapbook, is forthcoming from Banango Editions. Her poems have appeared, or will soon, in The Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Threepenny Review, and others. She was awarded an NEA Literature Fellowship for poetry in 2013. She is Editor at Saturnalia Books and co-founder of Submittrs.

About the Artist:

Nicky Arscott lives in Llanbrynmair, Wales. Her artwork has recently adorned the covers of both Poetry Wales and New Welsh Review, and her first poetry chapbook has just been published by Rack Press.